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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Crowing » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:44 pm

Confession: When I first heard of rubies I thought they were named after Arthur Rubinstein. The truth was disappointing.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Mad Hatter » Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:26 pm

Mad Hatter wrote:Whoever @dat1L is, please stop or at least tone it down a bit. You're ruining one of the few bright spots in my life.

Okay, now it's gotten out of hand. @twiqballer, if you've never even fucking been to Over The Hump, you can't have a "Me at Over The Hump" entry. I know you enjoy seeing your own anonymous account being credited with something, but you're screwing this shit up.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Smumps » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:38 pm

Mad Hatter wrote:
Mad Hatter wrote:Whoever @dat1L is, please stop or at least tone it down a bit. You're ruining one of the few bright spots in my life.

Okay, now it's gotten out of hand. @twiqballer, if you've never even fucking been to Over The Hump, you can't have a "Me at Over The Hump" entry. I know you enjoy seeing your own anonymous account being credited with something, but you're screwing this shit up.


chill

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Dany » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:41 pm

Smumps wrote:
Mad Hatter wrote:
Mad Hatter wrote:Whoever @dat1L is, please stop or at least tone it down a bit. You're ruining one of the few bright spots in my life.

Okay, now it's gotten out of hand. @twiqballer, if you've never even fucking been to Over The Hump, you can't have a "Me at Over The Hump" entry. I know you enjoy seeing your own anonymous account being credited with something, but you're screwing this shit up.


chill

Sup twiqballer

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby RodneyRuxin » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:45 pm

Mad Hatter wrote:
Mad Hatter wrote:Whoever @dat1L is, please stop or at least tone it down a bit. You're ruining one of the few bright spots in my life.

Okay, now it's gotten out of hand. @twiqballer, if you've never even fucking been to Over The Hump, you can't have a "Me at Over The Hump" entry. I know you enjoy seeing your own anonymous account being credited with something, but you're screwing this shit up.



did you just quote yourself?

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:57 pm

Stop getting bent out of shape about uchilawgo. It's just some tumblr blog.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Mad Hatter » Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:11 pm

Apologies. Outlining is making me cranky. Carry on.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Emma. » Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:16 pm

Mad Hatter wrote:Apologies. Outlining is making me cranky. Carry on.


Gunner.

dat1L is a little out of hand though.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby LSTfan » Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:48 pm

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Xifeng » Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:58 pm

PSA: all 1Ls should go to that Quinn reception (even if you're not interested in lit). The food is amazing, you don't have to suit up, the associates/partners are cool, and the food is amazing. And the people I know who got offers were glad to have them pre-OCI (it calms the nerves).

And no, I don't work there :lol:

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby 2013applicant » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:07 pm

Xifeng wrote:PSA: all 1Ls should go to that Quinn reception (even if you're not interested in lit). The food is amazing, you don't have to suit up, the associates/partners are cool, and the food is amazing. And the people I know who got offers were glad to have them pre-OCI (it calms the nerves).

And no, I don't work there :lol:


Plus...

Oceans Rise, Cities Fall, QUINN REMAINS.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby bk1 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:29 pm

Xifeng wrote:PSA: all 1Ls should go to that Quinn reception (even if you're not interested in lit). The food is amazing, you don't have to suit up, the associates/partners are cool, and the food is amazing. And the people I know who got offers were glad to have them pre-OCI (it calms the nerves).

And no, I don't work there :lol:

And you'll get to interact with NUers. I know it gets tiring hanging out with purely UChiers and their lack of social skills. :wink:

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Xifeng » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:30 pm

bk1 wrote:
Xifeng wrote:PSA: all 1Ls should go to that Quinn reception (even if you're not interested in lit). The food is amazing, you don't have to suit up, the associates/partners are cool, and the food is amazing. And the people I know who got offers were glad to have them pre-OCI (it calms the nerves).

And no, I don't work there :lol:

And you'll get to interact with NUers. I know it gets tiring hanging out with purely UChiers and their lack of social skills. :wink:


Y'all were the weirded suited-up gunners at last year's reception, don't hate :lol:

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby bk1 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:33 pm

Xifeng wrote:Y'all were the weirded suited-up gunners at last year's reception, don't hate :lol:

It's true. Though looking at this year's crop of NU 1Ls, it's probably getting worse. :oops:

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Xifeng » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:38 pm

bk1 wrote:
Xifeng wrote:Y'all were the weirded suited-up gunners at last year's reception, don't hate :lol:

It's true. Though looking at this year's crop of NU 1Ls, it's probably getting worse. :oops:


...don't count our aspie 1Ls out quite yet :lol:

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby EdgarWinter » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:01 am

I met some NU 1Ls a firm reception in December. They wearing suits while doing their best to "network", and when they left their beers were still half-full on the table.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby LSTfan » Sat Mar 09, 2013 10:10 am

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby 2014 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 10:37 am

I'm suiting up for the Quinnception, there's nothing you guys can do to stop me

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:11 am

2014 wrote:I'm suiting up for the Quinnception, there's nothing you guys can do to stop me

You're the worst. Only chill casual bros are granted a Quinnterview.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Xifeng » Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:41 am

2014 wrote:I'm suiting up for the Quinnception, there's nothing you guys can do to stop me


They made fun of people who did, to their face and not :lol:

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby bk1 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:41 pm

2014 wrote:Quinnception

It's where they try and plant the idea in your subconscious that working at Quinn is cool and casual. I'm not even sure Leo DiCaprio could pull that off.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby Haymarket » Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:25 pm

Xifeng wrote:
2014 wrote:I'm suiting up for the Quinnception, there's nothing you guys can do to stop me


They made fun of people who did, to their face and not :lol:

I can confirm this. If you wear a suit, regardless of how many others do, you will be ridiculed by the Quinntuplets.

People who wear suits and are too socially aggressive really don't understand what the reception's function is. Despite how highly you think of yourself, they will not offer you a job on the spot for your firm handshake. I'd be surprised if anyone you talk to even remembers you, if you get a Quinnterview.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:20 pm

LSTfan wrote:
LSTfan wrote:Has anyone on this thread ever met or taken a class from Leiter? Given recent events, a little inside info would certainly be interesting.


Really? No one?

I haven't. But everyone I have talked with has considered him a very good lecturer. That's as much as I know.

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Re: UChi Current Students Taking Questions

Postby cranberry » Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:35 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
LSTfan wrote:
LSTfan wrote:Has anyone on this thread ever met or taken a class from Leiter? Given recent events, a little inside info would certainly be interesting.


Really? No one?

I haven't. But everyone I have talked with has considered him a very good lecturer. That's as much as I know.



I took a class with him recently. He's a very good lecturer, open and engaging, and he runs his class politely... no cold calling, at least in the course I took. He does a lot of explaining and list making which makes outlining easier later on. I liked him a lot; I wouldn't take another class with him because he gave me a horrible grade, but a lot of that is probably my fault because I had no grasp of the crazy material we were reading. That said, if I had enjoyed the subject more, I would definitely recommend him.




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